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New Oxford Notes: December 2014

Aberrations, Confusion, Synodal Machinations

The interim report of the Synod on the Family shone a light on reformers who seem bent on transforming the Church into a replica of the Anglican Communion.

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The Heavyweight Prelate Debate

The Synod was part of a larger struggle between two opposing camps, both of which are led by men who've dominated the post-Vatican II ecclesiastical landscape: Joseph Ratzinger and Walter Kasper.

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